Summits

France's President Emmanuel Macron greets bystanders during at the Playa de Mayo square in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Macron will attend the two-day G20 summit starting Friday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Pani)
November 29, 2018 - 4:54 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — World leaders arrived Thursday in the Argentine capital for the Group of 20 summit of the globe's largest economies as issues such as a trade war between the United States and China, the killing of a Saudi journalist in the country's Istanbul Consulate and the...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before traveling to the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 29, 2018 - 1:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Marathon days. Red-eye flights. Jam-packed agendas. When President Donald Trump travels abroad, he's increasingly keeping it quick lately. Trump departed the United States Thursday for the Group of 20 summit in Argentina , where the homebody commander in chief will spend just 48...
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Ukrainian soldiers stand atop an APC near Urzuf, south coast of Azov sea, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Ukraine put its military forces on high combat alert and announced martial law this week after Russian border guards fired on and seized three Ukrainian ships in the Black Sea. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
November 29, 2018 - 1:45 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The president of Ukraine is urging NATO to deploy warships to the Sea of Azov, a proposal that has been sharply criticized by Russia as a provocation that could worsen tensions between the two countries following a weekend confrontation in the waters off the Crimean Peninsula...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is traveling to Argentina to attend the G20 summit. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 29, 2018 - 12:59 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's canceled a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, citing Russia's seizure of Ukrainian vessels. Trump tweeted his decision Thursday after departing Washington for a world leader summit in Argentina, where he and Putin were to...
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In this Nov. 17, 2018, photo, resident Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to visit areas impacted by the California wildfires at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Marathon days. Red-eye flights. Jam-packed agendas. As Trump departs Thursday, Nov. 29 to attend the G20 summit, he will be making the most of a scaled-back international schedule.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
November 29, 2018 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the G-20 summit (all times local): 10:50 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. is "very close" to a deal with China on tariffs, but he adds that "I don't know that I want to do it." Trump said Thursday: "I like the deal we have now." He...
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, second from right, speak with soldiers during a military training at a military base in Chernihiv region, Ukraine, Wednesday, Nov, 28, 2018. Russia and Ukraine traded blame after Russian border guards on Sunday opened fire on three Ukrainian navy vessels and eventually seized them and their crews. The incident put the two countries on war footing and raised international concern. (Mykola Lazarenko, Presidential Press Service via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 8:29 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on raised tensions between Russia and Ukraine (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Ukraine's Ministry of Infrastructure says Russia has blocked 35 merchant ships from leaving or entering the Sea of Azov, a claim the Kremlin has denied. The ministry said 18 ships were stuck...
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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is seen on a TV screen while delivering a speech during the United Nations Conference on Afghanistan at the UN Offices in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (Fabrice Coffrini/pool photo via AP)
November 28, 2018 - 4:56 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has a message for leaders of the 20 major economic powers ahead of this week's summit: take stronger leadership and bolder action to tackle critical problems from climate change to inequality at a time the world is facing "a crisis of...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting in Moscow's Kremlin, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke on the phone in the early hours on Tuesday, and the Russian president expressed a "serious concern" about what the martial law in Ukraine might entail. The Kremlin warned Tuesday that Ukraine’s declaration of martial law over Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian ships might trigger a flare-up in hostilities in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev blamed Russia for parading captured Ukrainian seamen on television. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
November 28, 2018 - 9:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kremlin said Wednesday it still expects a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump to go ahead as planned despite a suggestion from Trump that it could be canceled. Trump, in an interview with The Washington Post on Tuesday, said he may cancel the...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and Spain's King Felipe walk side by side during a welcome ceremony at the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Chinese president Xi Jinping has arrived Tuesday in Spain for the first leg of an international tour that will cover a global summit in Argentina and visits to Panama and Portugal. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
November 28, 2018 - 7:42 am
MADRID (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping issued an impassioned defense Wednesday of free markets' ability to combat economic uncertainty as he sought allies amid his nation's worsening trade dispute with the United States. In a speech to lawmakers in Spain, where Xi is on a state visit before...
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This Sept. 20, 2018, photo shows North Korea's Ambassador to the United Nations Kim Song at the U.N. headquarters. North Korea is accusing the Trump administration and its supporters of trying to "stoke confrontation" instead of promoting peace efforts by calling for a U.N. Security Council meeting to discuss human rights in the country. Kim said in a letter obtained Tuesday, Nov. 27, by The Associated Press that the U.S. and some other countries "are trying to employ all possible wicked and sinister methods" to hold a council meeting on Dec. 10 and have U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet address it. (Kyodo News via AP)
November 27, 2018 - 9:36 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea is accusing the Trump administration and some supporters of trying to "stoke confrontation" instead of promoting peace efforts by calling for a U.N. Security Council meeting to discuss human rights in the country. North Korea's U.N. Ambassador Kim Song said in a...
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